The plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Art History (BA)

FALL - Semester 1

ART 127: New Major Seminar
ART 222: Caves to Cathedrals
Liberal Studies Program (LSP)* coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

ART 223: Art in Europe & America
ART 224: Non-Western Art
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 3

ART 101: Art Studio Foundations
ART 324: Renaissance Art
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 4

ART 328: Art of Greece and Rome
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 5

ART 3/4xx (Art History)**
ART Elective(s) (advisor approval) and/or (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 6

ART 3/4xx (Art History)**
ART 429: Historical Methods ~
Elective(s) and/or (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 7

ART 3/4xx (Art History)**
ART 436 Senior Thesis I OR ART 495: Art History Capstone: Praxis
Elective(s) and/or (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 8

ART 437: Senior Thesis II OR ART 3/4xx (Art History)**
Elective(s) and/or (LSP) coursework

*Recommend for the LSP language requirement: French, German, or Italian.

** At least one upper-level Art History course must cover material from 1800 or later.

^The Outside-the-Classroom-Experience, which may be fulfilled by an internship, study abroad, or other approved, appropriate experience should be proposed and completed by at least one semester before graduation, with a presentation and written report on the experience to be completed by at least two months before graduation.

~Must be take before ART 436 or ART 495 and ideally in the semester immediately before the semester in which those courses will be completed.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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